Traffic advisory for upcoming Hornbill Festival & Night Carnival

KOHIMA, NOVEMBER 28 (MExN): In view of the upcoming Hornbill Festival and Night Carnival which will begin from December 1 and last till the 10th, the Deputy Commissioner Kohima has issued a number of traffic advisories in order ease traffic snarls and to facilitate repair and renovation of roads.

For LMVs bound for Kisama from Dimapur
The Deputy Commissioner Kohima has informed that light motor vehicles (LMVs) bound for Kisama from Dimapur have been advised to take the under-mentioned alternate travel route during December 1-10, 2023:- Old KMC gate - Jotsoma - Forest colony - Old Minister's Hill - New Minister's Hill - Aradura - Phesama - Kisama.

The Advisory also stated that road signages will be erected at prominent points/junctions for convenience. The travel advisory is being issued in order to avoid traffic congestion in the main town area and for the convenience of the commuters during the upcoming Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama and Night Carnival in Kohima Town.

Restriction from TCP gate to Razhu Point 
In a public notice, the DC has informed that, all traffic will be restricted from TCP Gate (South) to Razhu Point (North) through NST/Old NST from 4 PM till 9 PM in view of the upcoming Night Carnival at Kohima Town during the period of December 1-10, 2023. 

In this regard, details of the restriction and suggested alternative route have been presented as follows: - for LMVs /two-wheelers within Kohima town area, detour from Y Junction - Khuochiezhie (local ground) - Razhu Point.

For city buses, all buses proceeding down from BOC /PR Hill will take Y - Junction - Post Office - DC Office - Assam Rifle gate - Ao Church and to return to BOC/PR Hill side. The drop point for passengers will be at the periphery of the local ground gate. Buses will proceed further and park at the normal parking area i.e. opposite to Oking Hospital.

All buses proceeding up from High School will take a roundabout from Razhu Point to return to High School side. The drop point for the passengers will be at Razhu Point and buses shall proceed to the parking place at Keziekie.

Temporary restriction from T Khel 
In another advisory, vehicular movement from T Khel - Model Village to IG Stadium route has been temporarily restricted till November 30 with immediate effect in view of the repair and renovation works at the stretch of the mentioned route.